As many as 20 monitoring organisations have submitted applications to monitor the Gazipur and Khulna city corporation polls scheduled to be held on May 15.
Twelve organizations applied for Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) while eight others for Khulna City Corporation (KCC) polls, the Election Commission (EC) secretariat sources said.
The monitoring organisations have sent a list of 500 observers. The EC is now scrutinizing the list.
Among the applicants, there are local monitoring organisations as well.
The EC will hold a meeting with law enforcement agencies at Nirbachan Bhaban at 11am on April 26 to hold the polls in a peaceful manner, reports BSS.
Symbols of the polls will be distributed tomorrow while the last date of withdrawal of nomination paper was today.